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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 30 August, 2015

#Ireland

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Tadhg Furlong ‘a very proud representative of New Ross’ after Ireland debut

Furlong’s first cap was also a first for his club.

Ireland’s World Cup pool rivals Italy hit for 6 by Scotland

Only a defensive howler allowed the Azzurri on the scoreboard.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, summer international

We’re going minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt dims the lights at the last chance saloon.

‘It’s something the players will be very alien to’ – Last chance for Welsh outsiders

Neil Jenkins says that there are “numerous” places up for grabs in the Welsh squad.

How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland

The sport was not always wholly embraced by the masses.

‘It’s going to be pretty emotional’ – Wales out to spoil O’Connell’s farewell

Neil Jenkins says he’ll be glad to see the back of O’Connell wearing green.

‘You regret a mistake in training almost much as in a match’: Ireland’s short-term focus for continued progress

Continued progress means continued success for Paul O’Connell as he waves farewell to Ireland.

# ireland - Friday 28 August, 2015

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

O’Connell’s greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory

The fresh memories are the sweetest for Ireland’s captain fantastic.

From The Daily Edge 12 ‘Irish’ images that have taken the internet by storm Oh Ireland
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Ireland doing enough for the migrant crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland doing enough for the migrant crisis?

Reports have emerged this morning that as many as 200 people have died in the Mediterranean

‘It’s about staying in the moment’ – Ireland’s Sexton on place-kicking success

This extract from the new book ‘Rugby Revealed’ sees the Leinster out-half offer his advice.

# ireland - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia

A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.

In pics: Paul O’Connell goes through his paces before last home appearance for Ireland

Plus, there are the very welcome sights of Cian Healy and Marty Moore in full training.

Wales bringing the big guns to Dublin as George North returns to rugby

North is one of 12 changes to the side the Ireland beat three weeks ago.

From The Daily Edge Yes, massive spiders are invading Irish homes and here’s why Creeping

Ireland set for ‘Everest scale’ challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# ireland - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta’s top 4 as it stands

Meanwhile, Caleb Ewan celebrated the biggest win of his career.

# ireland - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Ireland’s men make history by booking place in Eurohockey Championship semis

The Green Machine will play England or the Netherlands after today’s draw against Belgium.

‘We still don’t have a concrete 31′: Ireland coaches sharpen axes for final RWC cut

Joe Schmidt has a lot of difficult conversations ahead of him this weekend.

Paddy Jackson reveals all about his not-creepy-at-all night time antics

Okay, maybe that would be a bit creepy.

Andrew Trimble passed fit to play, but every hour counts for Cian Healy

The prop showed some promising signs in today’s training session, according to Les Kiss.

# ireland - Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do you know which age group is most likely to become obese? Health

Do you know which age group is most likely to become obese?

A new study by the Irish Society of Chartered Phsiotherapists found that most people are unaware that children aged 0 to 5 years are most at risk .

# ireland - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate

Anthony Eddy’s side were beaten by Japan in the final in UCD

From TheJournal.ie Equality for women? It won’t happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state… Opinion

Equality for women? It won’t happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state…

It’s time the government made some tough budget choices to ease the financial burden of childcare on mothers for once and for all argues Orla O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie Ben Fogle hunts sharks off Irish coast using dead whale as bait The Search Is On

Ben Fogle hunts sharks off Irish coast using dead whale as bait

A new ITV documentary aims to prove great white sharks are living in the waters between Ireland and Wales.

# ireland - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women’s Sevens tournament in Dublin

Despite a loss to South Africa in today’s final Pool C clash, the Girls in Green are in the final eight,

From TheJournal.ie There’s a new musical about the 1916 Rising – and it’s pretty slick The Bloody Irish

There’s a new musical about the 1916 Rising – and it’s pretty slick

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

From TheJournal.ie Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin Opinion

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin

It’s an unpalatable solution politically, but the truth is workers and students need to be in a place while those in receipt of welfare cannot make the same claim.

# ireland - Friday 21 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Shaggy has an unlikely family connection to Dundalk — here’s what you need to know Mr Boombastic

# ireland - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Check out the first of our up-and-coming Irish photographer finalists Come And See

Check out the first of our up-and-coming Irish photographer finalists

It’s Dervilla Keegan, from Leitrim, and we’ve got some of her photos to show you.

Toner taking care of Ireland’s basics as Ryan and Henderson push at lock

The Leinster second row has been working hard to improve his rucking in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva Johnny Lyons

Republic of Ireland to pay tribute to late 98FM broadcaster at the Aviva

Johnny Lyons was discovered dead at his Dublin apartment yesterday. He had been off work recovering from a broken ankle.

# ireland - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

‘Mentally tougher’ Ireland won’t fall into complacency trap — Rob Kearney

The fullback is adamant the world’s second-ranked side cannot afford to rest on their laurels.

From TheJournal.ie Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of ‘insinuations and threats’ Homophobia

Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of ‘insinuations and threats’

Kiernan Gildea received the anonymous e-mail on the eve of the National Council in April.

# ireland - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Why Damien Duff is Ireland’s most underappreciated sports person

The winger, who made his Shamrock Rovers debut last night, doesn’t always get the credit he deserves, writes Paul Fennessy.

From TheJournal.ie Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated New Rule

Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated

The Registrar will now be able to investigate couples and report them to immigration services.

From TheJournal.ie These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time Top 500

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

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